Ara Mina

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Ara Mina
Born Hazel Pascual Reyes
(1979-05-09) May 9, 1979 (age 35)
Manila, Philippines
Other names Ara, Kris
Occupation Actress, fashion model, and singer
Years active 1986-present
Partner(s) Patrick Meneses
Children 1
Relatives Cristine Reyes

Hazel Pascual Reyes (born May 9, 1979), better known by her screen name Ara Mina, is a Filipina actress, fashion model and singer. She won the Golden Screen Award in 2004 for Best Actress in a drama in the Philippines for her role as Luna in Minsan Pa. Mina is also known for her roles in the films Mano Po 2 and Huling Birhen sa Lupa, the two of which that have given her acting trophies in the past.[which?]

Mina has appeared on the television shows Bubble Gang, Prinsesa ng Banyera, and Totoy Bato. She also played the role of Glacilda Bautista in Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?.[1] Mina has also starred as Josie Ramirez in the afternoon drama Yesterday's Bride on the GMA Network. In 2013, she has appeared in the drama anthologies of networks ABS-CBN and GMA, Maalaala Mo Kaya and Magpakailanman, respectively, and has also made guest appearances on Wansapanataym on ABS-CBN and Startalk on GMA.

Personal life[edit]

She is the daughter of Chuck Mathay, a former Philippine congressman from Quezon City. Her half-sister Cristine Reyes is also an actress with ABS-CBN.

On December 17, 2014, Mina gave birth to a daughter, Amanda Gabrielle Meneses, her first child with Bulakan mayor, Patrick Meneses.[2]

Television shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2014 Trenderas Diane San Miguel TV5
2014 The Gift TBA TV5
2014 Wansapanataym: Enchanted House Dorothy Barin ABS-CBN
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Double Bass Liezel ABS-CBN
2013 Wansapanataym: Dolly Daldal Lisa ABS-CBN
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Drawing Shirley ABS-CBN
2013 Teen Gen Violeta "Violet" Bernardo-Torres GMA Network
2013 Magpakailanman: The Wally Bayola Story Riza GMA Network
2012 Yesterday's Bride Josie Ramirez GMA Network
2012 P.S. I Love You Cassandra TV5
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tulay Ester ABS-CBN
2011 Ang Utol Kong Hoodlum Rhea Bustillos TV5
2011 I Dare You Herself (challenger) ABS-CBN
2011 Showtime Guest ABS-CBN
2011 Untold Stories mula sa Face to Face TV5
2010 Ilumina Elsa Sebastian GMA Network
2009 Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib Trixie Veneracion-Marquez GMA Network
2009 Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?[1] Glacilda Bautista GMA Network
2009 Carlo J. Caparas' Totoy Bato[3] Elena Magtanggol (Special Guest Role) GMA Network
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Dagat Leah ABS-CBN
2008 Ligaw na Bulaklak Janet/ Jennifer Alegro ABS-CBN
2007 Prinsesa ng Banyera Cassandra Ynares/ Elena ABS-CBN
1998 Bubble Gang Herself GMA Network
2007 Lupin Sister Anna Nicole GMA Network
2006 Magpakailanman GMA Network
2005 Mars Ravelo's Darna Dyesebel (Special Guest Role) GMA Network
2004 Mulawin Vultura/Violeta/Veronica GMA Network
2004 Te Amo, Maging Sino Ka Man Destiny GMA Network
2002 Kung Mawawala Ka Lucinda Montemayor GMA Network
2000 Kiss Muna Ara GMA Network
1997 Sang Linggo nAPO Sila Herself/ Co-host ABS-CBN
1986 That's Entertainment Herself GMA Network


Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2002 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actress Mano Po[4] Won


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